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First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

First distress call on S. Korean ferry from passenger

Reports emerge that a boy dialled emergency services to say "Help us. The boat is sinking" three minutes before the crew made a distress call
Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Gallery: South Korea through the eyes of foreigners

Last month, 50 foreign photographers living in South Korea shared their favorite pictures of the country in an exhibition in Seoul. Here are the best
Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

Rescue operation as South Korean passenger ship sinks

A South Korean ship, with around 450 passengers on board, is sinking off the country's southwest coast
Best of modern Korean fashion

Best of modern Korean fashion

The new hot crop of Korean designers and where to buy their outfits
How far would you travel to see Girls' Generation?

How far would you travel to see Girls' Generation?

Very, very far, say fans as they fly in for the K-Pop group's new round of promotions
Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Gallery: Bracing for Bangkok floods

Ahead of expected floods, many are stockpiling water and food. Others are carrying on with life as usual
Gallery: How to take stunning city photographs

Gallery: How to take stunning city photographs

Seven tips from a landscape photographer
Temple stay: 48 hours at Sudeoksa Temple

Temple stay: 48 hours at Sudeoksa Temple

After this Korean spiritual sleepover, you may never want to leave the mountains
Seoul's 6 best interior designs

Seoul's 6 best interior designs

Six stylish Seoul shops with eye-candy interiors
Gallery: 9 new geoparks endorsed by UNESCO

Gallery: 9 new geoparks endorsed by UNESCO

A glacier-covered volcano, 200-meter-high cliffs and other natural beauties have joined a UN-backed geopark list
Daegu IAAF World Athletics Championships in pictures

Daegu IAAF World Athletics Championships in pictures

The coolest photographic roundup of the world's best athletes competing this week
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city